apple magnet warning

Apple shares the list of products to keep away from the pacemakers, due to potential magnetic interference

27/06/2021

Apple releases a list of products that should be kept at a safe distance away from medical devices like implanted pacemakers and defibrillators which can be impacted by magnetic interference.

Apple advises keeping the listed devices more than 6 inches or 15 cm away from the medical devices and 12 inches or 30 cm away if the device is wirelessly charging. The company also advised you to stop using the Apple product if you suspect that product is "interfering with your medical device", and "consult your physician and your medical-device manufacturer".

AirPods and charging cases

Apple Watch and accessories

HomePod

iPad and accessories

iPhone and MagSafe accessories

Mac and accessories

Beats

The company also stated that other Apple products contain magnets too but are unlikely to interfere with medical devices and advise to read "the Important Safety Information sections of the user guides for Apple products."

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